It also helps that he has one of greatest PBA point guards in Jimmy Alapag as his mentor.
“Before kasi ng game nalaman namin na hindi maglalaro si Jimmy, so kami ni Anjo, sinabihan niya kami na mag-step up at mag-double effort,” said Amer after helping the Bolts beat the NLEX Road Warriors, 101-95, on Wednesday.
“Tapos nung hindi ako maka-shoot nung una, sinabi lang niya sakin just keep on shooting so naging ready lang din ako,” he added....
Allen Durham led the Bolts in scoring with 31 points to go with 17 rebounds, but it was Amer Baser who came up with the biggest plays in the last two minutes of the match.
The former San Beda College Red Lion fired all of his seven points in that stretch to help Meralco maintain its lead against a surging NLEX....
NLEX and Meralco tussle at 4:15 p.m. before the main game between the San Miguel Beermen and the Alaska Aces at 7 p.m. Both games will be aired live on TV5.
After a two-game winning streak, the Road Warriors (3-3) are now looking to improve their record above the .500 mark. They escaped Mahindra, 82-81, last week to nail their third win of the conference....
Meralco not keen on hiring new Asian import after Jamshidi exit: ‘It’s like going back from scratch’
The Bolts decided to let go of Jamshidi after failing to live up to expectations. In five games, he only averaged 5.2 points, 2.6 rebounds and 2.6 assists in 16 minutes.
Jamshidi also struggled to shoot, making only 26 percent (nine of 35) of his field goals and never hitting a single triple (0 of 16) during his short PBA stint....
Allen Durham was unstoppable inside the paint, tallying 30 points and 16 rebounds, against the Elite, who had to do without injured players Eric Dawson and Poy Erram.
Jared Dillinger scored 16 points off the bench while Brian Faundo and Cliff Hodge added 10 markers each for the Bolts....
|Team History (Last 10 Conferences)|
|2015-2016 Governors' Cup||5||3||0.625|
|2015-2016 Commissioners' Cup||11||6||0.647||4th|
|2015-2016 Philippine Cup||1||10||0.091||12th|
|2014-2015 Governors' Cup||6||7||0.462||7th|
|2014-2015 Commissioners' Cup||8||8||0.500||4th|
|2014-2015 Philippine Cup||7||6||0.538||6th|
|2013-2014 Governors' Cup||3||6||0.333||9th|
|2013-2014 Commissioners' Cup||6||6||0.500||7th|
|2013-2014 Philippine Cup||5||10||0.333||9th|
|2012-2013 Governors' Cup||7||7||0.500||3rd|